Lansing Community College offers a variety of awards and scholarships every year for qualified students. Whether you are working toward an associate degree, certificate, or two-year transfer degree, LCC has a program designed for your success.

Awards and scholarships are resources that do not have to be paid back and are usually awarded for academic achievement or talent that may or may not be based on financial need.

Selection criteria and requirements vary according to the individual award or scholarship. Please click on the links below to learn more about the many award and scholarship opportunities available from LCC.

The scholarship application period for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 has closed.

LCC Admission Facts

$1.83M Awarded in Annual Scholarships
LCC offers 214 degrees and certificates
G.I. Jobs magazine named LCC a “Military-friendly” school
LCC has 230 online courses
16 degrees can be earned online
LCC students saved +$1.1 million on textbooks since 2015
Guided Pathways keep students on track to complete their goals
The University Center at LCC offers four-year degrees with five partner universities
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency lists LCC as a Gold Status Veteran-Friendly School

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Awards and Scholarships Offered

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Foundation Scholarships

The LCC Foundation offers numerous scholarships to students who meet the criteria established by the scholarship donors.  Applicants will be considered for all Foundation scholarships especially those most aligned with their career and academic goals.  The scholarships provide varying amounts of financial support, ranging from a $500 to $3,000.

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General Awards

LCC offers many awards and scholarships for students with special qualifications or interests in particular fields of study. These include Honors Program Awards, Occupational Program Awards, and Student Leadership Academy Service Scholarships. Board of Trustees and Women's Resource Center Awards, and Native American Tuition Waivers are also available for eligible students.

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State of Michigan Scholarships

The college also administers the State of Michigan's scholarships to eligible students, such as Michigan Competitive Scholarships, Merit Award Scholarships, and more.


Application Process

A step-by-step guide:


Questions regarding the scholarship process can be answered by Financial Aid ( at 517-483-1200, option 1.

For additional information about other forms of financial aid available to students please contact the Lansing Community College Financial Aid Office at (517) 483-1200, option 1. All applicants are strongly urged to file a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form online at


 Have More Questions?

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Contact the StarZone

Visit the StarZone to get help with admissions, financial aid, academic advising, payment plans, placement testing, orientation and all other student services.

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Phone: 517-483-1957
Toll Free: 800-644-4522

Downtown Campus
Gannon Building
411 N. Grand Ave
Lansing, MI 48933

Monday: 8am – 6pm
Tuesday: 8am – 6pm
Wednesday: 8am – 5pm
Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 8am – 4pm


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